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[Protista] Re: Is it a rotifer ?

Martin via protista%40net.bio.net (by martin from umce.ca)
Mon Oct 16 04:59:36 EST 2006

As a matter of fact, this organism was a rotifer of the genus 
Collotheca.  Thanks to Dr. Nomdedeu.  Thereafter, I was able to find a 
lot of infos about that genus on the web (even very nice movies of 
different species).  I will try to determine the species with some 
publications and papers on rotifers in Canada of which I found the 


Martin a écrit :
> Hello,
> I know this posting is not appropriate here but protistologists are in a 
> better position than most biologists to give a sound advice about 
> organisms living in the microscopical world.
> So, I recently found in a small freshwater pond something that is 
> probably a rotifer but one of a special kind I never saw before.  If 
> somebody could give me a hint about its exact nature, that would be 
> greatly appreciated.
> The beast (photos and a movie) can be seen on:
> http://www.umce.ca/cours/martin/microscopy
> Thanks in advance.
> Marti

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